Skip to contentSkip to navigation

Chameli Memsaheb to be screened at GPC

Guwahati: Paying tributes to legendary cultural revolutionary Dr Bhupen Hazarika on his 8th death anniversary, an acclaimed feature film titled Chameli Memsaheb will be screened at Guwahati Press Club (GPC) on Saturday (16 November 2019 at 5 pm). Directed by Inder Sen, the 1979 movie (Bengali) has music by Bhupen-da where casts include George Baker, Rakhee Gulzar, Anil Chatterjee, Gita Dey, Abha Dhulia, Tarun Kumar, Chinmoy Roy etc. Bhupen-da along with Hemant Kumar, Asha Bhosle, Usha Mangeshkar, Aarti Mukherji etc lent their voices in different songs.

It was a remake of the Assamese movie Chameli Memsaab, which is based on a short story of eminent author-journalist Nirod Choudhury. Released in 1975, the critically acclaimed movie was directed by well-known performer Abdul Majid, where George Baker and Binita Borgohain played the lead roles. The well-admired movie brought the national award for best music direction (by Bhupen-da) for the first time to Assam's film-world.

Author info

AT News's picture

Assam Times Staff

Add new comment

Republish

Republish this content

Random Stories

Who is BJP's CM candidate: Gaurav

23 Aug 2015 - 7:01pm | AT News
Congress MP Gaurav Gogoi said that Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma’s entry into BJP will put the people in utter confusion over the chief ministerial candidate.Hours after Dr Sarma unofficially joined BJP,...

Repollling ends in Karimganj

17 Apr 2014 - 7:10pm | AT News
Amid watertight security, repolling passed off peacefully with a brisk note in seven booths.Voters in large number were making long queues to exercise their franchise till 5 in the evening after it...

Emfa ridicules Papon’s diktat for media

25 Apr 2016 - 1:35pm | AT News
Electronic Media Forum Assam (Emfa) expresses shock & dismay at the audacity of a popular Assamese personality to diktat terms for the electronic media. The forum also asks singer Angarag Papon...